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The Lab with Leo Laporte

The Lab with Leo Laporte was a technology-based television program hosted by Leo Laporte. Episode #1 debuted on April 23, 2007 on G4techTV Canada and HOW TO Channel Australia. The program was produced by Greedy Productions in Vancouver, BC. Production was overseen by the show's producer(s), Matt Harris (ep.1-180) and Marc Lefebvre (ep. 181-195). The show also now airs on Citytv after Rogers Media acquired control of the stations, and episode segments were also posted to Google Video several weeks after initial airing.
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The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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On this show Kirsten Sanford makes a bowl of Oobleck, Alex Lindsay explains how to properly set the aperture on your camera and Sean plays with a hydrogen powered toy car.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
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Today\'s episode has Monique Trottier showing how to optimizing your website\'s search ranking, Mr. Excel, Bill Jelen has tips for printing Excel documents and Kris Krug with organizing geek events. NOTE: This episode say its 193 but its not. Also this is the final episode of the series.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Manique Trottier, Bill Jelen, Kris Krug
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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In this episode, Rick Yaeger shows how to build your own icons, Victor Lucas picks his favourite videogames of 2007, and Sean Carruthers holds a robot roundup.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
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Faisal Beg explains techniques for medical image analysis, Frank Linhares builds a 3D scanner and Akash Sablok has toys and games for big and small.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
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On this show, Michael Kenchington gives a brief overview of things you need to consider when purchasing a surround-sound system, Tavis Dunn demonstrates the many uses of Adobe After Effects and the free download is a program for better brainstorming sessions.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
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Today's show has Kris Krug discussing citizen journalism, Mr. Excel, Bill Jelen with finding fraud with Excel and Brianna shows how to use you Wii and orb to access media files from your pc.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Kris Krug, Bill Jelen
The Lab with Leo Laporte
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In this episode, Sean Carruthers puts a few GPS devices to the test, Alex Lindsay demonstrates how to create clean line images in Adobe Illustrator and Ryan Yewell has a free file that makes a window always on top.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
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On this episode, Mark Yuasa with web design tips, Ray Maxwell demonstrates Photoshop plugin, Color Efex and Burnie Burns discusses his project Red vs Blue.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Mark Yuasa, Ray Maxwell, Color Efex, Burnie Burns
The Lab with Leo Laporte
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Paul Garay discusses what is required to record music on a home-based setup, Dee Ann LeBlanc shows off a Photoshop alternative called the GIMP and Ryan Yewell has a free file that keeps track of your PC activity.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
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On this show, Ray Maxwell explains how Inkjet printers print photographs, Tris Hussey show off stupid RSS tricks, Frank Linhares backs up his DVDs using Linux and Ryan Yewell has a free connect-the-dots program for kids.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
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Bill Jelen filters data in Excel 2007, Cali Lewis reviews Griffin’s Evolve speakers and Steve Gibson discusses the insecurity of wireless keyboards.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
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Andre Charland gives an overview of Adobe AIR, Sean Carruthers hacks the iPod Touch to put on his own applications and Ryan Yewell has a 3D screensaver of the Earth.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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On this episode, Rick Yaeger from macmerc.com, shows how to use Automator, Ryan\'s freefile is Autohotkey, Miss 604, Rebecca Bollwitt with podcasting tips and Derek K. Miller has some headphone choices.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Rick Yaeger, Rebecca Bollwitt, Derek K. Miller
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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This show has David Repa installing Linux on an old pc, Mr. Excel, Bill Jelen with tips for teachers and Kris Krug has photo website suggestions.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, David Repa, Bill Jelen, Kris Krug
The Lab with Leo Laporte
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In this episode Steve Gibson talks about the tech behind solid state drives, Bill Jelen teaches how to use pivot tables in Excel 2007, and Frank Linhares demystifies RAID.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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This show has Alex Lindsay with using Quartz Composer, Akash Sablok has travel gadgets and Nick Waanders on writing games for the xbox.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Akash Sablok, Nick Waanders
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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In this episode Scott Robarts talks about Flash Usability, Sean Carruthers protects his iPhone & iPod Touch and Ryan Yewell fun game similar to the original Super Mario Bros.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Today, we give one lucky viewer an extreme web makeover in the Web Workshop, the Internet kicks it old school as Ray Maxwell shows us the original transatlantic cable. Think you can Google? Ryan Yewell shows you a thing or two you probably didn\'t know about web searching.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Ray Maxwell, Ryan Yewell
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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In this episode Ray Maxwell teaches astrophotography 101, Kate Milberry discusses using wikis for online activism and Kate has a neat site for building your vocabulary.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Today, we find out how to quickly make digital copies of old slides with Ray Maxwell, Brian Johnson and Marc Stephenson reveal the technology behind the stop-motion animated feature Edison and Leo, Susie Gardner is back with the Web Workshop, and Ryan Yewell shows off his text-wrangling abilities.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Ray Maxwell, Brian Johnson, Marc Stephenson, Susie Gardner,...
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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On this show Randal L. Schwartz teaches kids to program with Squeak, Cali Lewis pimps out her Webcam, and Sean Carruthers takes a look at new multimedia portables that handle both audio and video.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Rick Yaeger makes Leopard look like Tiger, Sean Carruthers holds a geek fashion show and Ryan Yewell has a neat jewel for keeping track of your Mac OSX apps.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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On this show, Ray Maxwell looks at the history of calculators, Cali Lewis controls her iTunes with her iPod Touch and Tris Hussey demonstrates some offline blogging software.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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On this show Bill Jelen teaches how to remove duplicates in Excel 2007, Cali Lewis shows off some of her favourite USB gadgets and Steve Gibson explains how safe Bluetooth really is.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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In this episode Akash Sabok profiles tools and toys for techies, Frank Linhares slims down Windows to run on an ASUS Eee PC and Stowe Boyd discusses what social apps mean to the individual.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Mr. Excel, Bill Jelen with the mystery of pie charts, d.i.y. art with Dave Olson, Warren Frey shows you how to link up two Zunes . Sean checks out the iPod Touch and a free file, Visual Task Tips, from Ryan Yewell.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Bill Jelen, Dave Olson, Warren Frey, Sean Carruthers, Ryan...
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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In this episode Ray Maxwell gives an overview of computerized telescopes, Dave Shea teaches how to build a site with CSS and Sean has a Shiny for streaming all your multimedia.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Today in the lab, Kate Milberry talks about free and open-source software, Amber MacArthur finds the best way to get a date online, Ryan Yewell is also on the web to help us find the best free software, and Sean Carruthers shows us a web camera with better than average image quality.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Kate Milberry, Amber MacArthur, Ryan Yewell, Sean Carruthers
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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This episode has Amber MacArthur with some web based applications, Alex Lindsay talks about camera shutter speed and digital media gadgets from Akash Sablok.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Amber MacArthur, Alex Lindsay, Akash Sablok
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Today, Nick Bouton shows how AJAX frameworks power some of our favourite websites, Amber MacArthur shares some of her favourite streaming video sites, Sean Carruthers helps you sort through the options on your digital camera, and Ryan Yewell has a free file you’ll want to copy to your clipboard.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Nick Bouton, Amber MacArther, Sean Carruthers, Ryan Yewell
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Today in the lab, Daniel Burka of digg.com shows how user feedback helps drive better web design, Zak Greant uses emulators to boot up vintage operating systems, Sean Carruthers hooks up a drum pad to his PC, and Ryan Yewell syncs up files and folders for free.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Daniel Burka, Zak Greant, Sean Carruthers, Ryan Yewell
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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In this episode, security expert Will Knoll puts up a secure firewall in Linux, Amber MacArthur goes online to create a custom comic book, Akash Sablok has gadgets to help keep you on the go, and get free software with Ryan Yewell to help manage your emotions.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Will Knoll, Amber MacArthur, Akash Sablok, Ryan Yewell
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Stowe Boyd discusses print media in the digital age, Frank Linhares builds a LED flashlight and Elisa Camahort gives an overview of BlogHer
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Today, Alex Lindsay shows how to use tunnel mapping in Photoshop, Amber MacArthur with overlay.tv and Sgt. Gord Elias explains bait cars.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Amber MacArthur, Gord Elias
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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In this episode, we learn from Ray Maxwell how to make the most of “Smart Objects,” we take a look at the latest in HDTV sets with Sean Carruthers, and Ryan Yewell sets our sights on a free tool to help set and achieve goals.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Ray Maxwell, Sean Carruthers, Ryan Yewell
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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In this episode, Susie Gardner holds another Web Workshop, Brian LeRoux teaches kids how to program with Hackety Hack, and Sean Carruthers shows off a new Bluetooth headset.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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In this episode, Ray Maxwell uses posterization to convert an image from pixels to vectors, Merlin Mann shows how default settings can set you back, Kris Krug demonstrates how technology can bridge cultural and political borders, and Ryan Yewell shows us a free geography quiz game.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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On this show, Ray Maxwell teaches how to sharpen your images, Michael Fergusson & Paul Prescod explain how to design a successful Web app, and Randal L. Schwartz uses Quartz Composer to create iTunes visualizers.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Today, Alex Lindsay uses an ordinary camcorder to get broadcast-quality video, Rick Yeager displays the difference between vector- and pixel-based image files, Sean Carruthers gets his hands on a totally universal remote-control and Ryan Yewell checks out an online office suite that’s available for free.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Rick Yeager, Sean Carruthers, Ryan Yewell
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Today in the lab, Ray Maxwell corrects flaws in photos caused by lenses, Merlin Mann shows how you can quickly configure your email to save time, Kris Krug looks at the new ways bands and their fans interact online, and Sean Carruthers has a handy tool to help you slice open blister packs without hurting yourself.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Ray Maxwell, Merlin Mann, Kris Krug, Sean Carruthers
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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In this episode, Ray Maxwell sets up a render farm in minutes, Brian Leroux shows us what’s new in Ruby on Rails 2, Susie Gardner offers web-design tips, and Sean Carruthers models a travel vest that is both functional and stylish, with pockets to store up to 25 gadgets you can’t leave home without.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Ray Maxwell, Brian Leroux, Susie Garder, Sean Carruthers
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Today, the \'Red Ring of Death\'; strikes our Xbox 360, Rick Yaeger has fun with fonts and Ryan Yewell shows you how to manage them. Plus, Sean has a shiny that harnesses the power of the sun.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Rick Yaeger, Ryan Yewell, Sean Carruthers
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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In this episode, Molly Stanberry gives an overview of Seesmic.com, Tris Hussey has some tips and tricks for backing up your blog, and Ryan Yewell has a jewel for converting almost any multimedia file.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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On this show, Ray Maxwell talks about camera aperture settings, Sean’s Shinies has the QuickCam Orbit, Warren Frey with how to boost your computer’s performance and QuickTime 101.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Ray Maxwell, Sean Carruthers, Warren Frey
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Today’s episode features the basics of video blogging with Jordan Behan, Ray Maxwell explains the mysteries of colour variations, Ryan’s free file and Warren Frey with how to fill your own inkjet cartridges.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Jordan Behan, Ray Maxwell, Warren Frey
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Today, Ray Maxwell shows us vintage camera technology, Sean Carruthers has some of the latest gadgets that you’ll soon be seeing on store shelves, Kris Krug looks at the latest ways corporations are using the web to reach consumers, and Ryan Yewell brings us a first-person shooter action game that you can load up for free.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Ray Maxwell, Sean Carruthers, Kris Krug, Ryan Yewell
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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In this episode, we compare high-end creative software suites with Tavis Dunn, Jean-Luc Dinsdale gives us an advance look at Canada\'s first stop-motion animated feature, Zak Greant tries out the new features in Firefox 3, and Ryan Yewell edits images online for free.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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On this show, Ralph Alfonzo & Alison Rogers look at how a real life record label opened up a virtual record store in SecondLife, Nick Bouton shows off the Yahoo User Interface and Ryan Yewell plays with CyberDuck.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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This episode has Derek K. Miller demonstrating midi drums, Rick Yeager shows how to make tutorials with ScreenSteps and Warren Frey with how to make great videos
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Derek K. Miller, Rick Yeager, Warren Frey
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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On this show, blogger Roland Tanglao show how to stream live video using a Nokia N95, Brianna McIvor demonstrates jott, Rick Yeager with useful cursor software for the Mac and Danny Robinson talks about Strutta.com.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Roland Tanglao, Brianna McIvor, Rick Yeager, Danny Robinson
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Rick Yaeger shows how to be a better Beta tester, Kris Krug and Raincity Studios head to China to spread the word of Open Source, and Sean Carruthers profiles gadgets for streaming your multimedia in HD.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Today in the lab, Alex Lindsay demonstrates compositing without image layers, Ivan Tung shows off an arcade game he developed for Xbox Live, Rick Yaeger brings us the latest in laptop cases, and Ryan Yewell has not just one, but 46 of the best freeware utilities.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Ivan Tung, Rick Yaeger, Ryan Yewell
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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In this episode, Alex Lindsay adjusts the ISO on his camera to get the best image quality, Jacob Tran brings together artificial intelligence and experimental art, we create some astonishing visual effects using some simple image tools with Rick Yaeger, and Ryan Yewell creates a mosaic out of his photo library.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay, Jacob Tran, Rick Yaeger, Ryan Yewell
The Lab with Leo Laporte
by Greedy Productions Ltd.
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Today, Akash Sablok has gadgets to help power your favourite tech toys, pimp out the VLC Media Player with Amber MacArthur, build a web server in under 5 minutes with Will Knoll, see Sean Carruthers sport a watch that keeps time while keeping you in shape, and score a real-time strategy game for free.
Topics: The Lab With Leo Laporte, Leo Laporte, Akash Sablok, Amber MacArthur, Will Knoll, Sean Carruthers